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George Norman SLADE

Regimental number1793
Place of birthFlemmington, Victoria
Place of birthFlemington, Victoria
SchoolSt Frances' Catholic School, Essendon, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStriker
Address1 Leveson Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Arthur Slade, 1 Leveson Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil.
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 8 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"A prize winner for three years with the Essendon Rifle Club. Ever ready to volunteer for extra duties on which he was killed." [Father: A.C. Slade of North Melbourne, Victoria].
FateKilled in Action 21 October 1917
Place of death or woundingSans Souci, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death27.3
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialPerth Cemetery (China Wall) (Plot IV, Row F, Grave No. 16), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
173
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Edith SLADE, 1 Leveson Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: No.11906 Harold Richard Slade M.S.M., who served three and a half years before returning to Australia.

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